Last Will and Testament

LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF ____________(1)____________

I, ________(2)__________, of _____________(3)_______________
being of sound and disposing mind, do hereby make, publish and
declare the following to be my Last Will and Testament,
revoking all previous will and codicils made by me.

I declare that I am married to _________(4)_________, to which
I have referred to herein as my "spouse", and that I have
__(5)__ children now living whose names and birth dates are:
(List Children's Names and Birthdates)

I have _(6)_ deceased children.

All references to "my children" in this will include all of
the above-named children and also any child hereafter born or
adopted by me.


My spouse and I are executing wills at approximately the same
time in which each is the primary beneficiary of the other.
These wills are not being made because of any contractual
agreement between us, and either will may at any time be
revoked by either maker at the sole discretion thereof.


I appoint my spouse as personal representative of my will. If
unable or unwilling to act, or to continue to act, as executor
of my will, I then appoint ___________(7)___________ as
personal representative of my will.

No bond or other security of any kind shall be required of any
personal representative appointed in this will.

My personal representative, whether original, substitute or
successor, shall hereafter also be referred to as my


I direct that my executor pay all of my funeral expenses, all
state and federal estate, inheritance and succession taxes,
administration costs and all of my debts subject to statute of
limitations, except mortgage notes secured by real estate, as
soon as practical.


I give, devise and bequeath all of the rest, residue and
remainder of my estate, of whatever kind and character, and
wherever located, to my spouse, provided that my spouse
survives me.

I make no provision for my children, knowing that, as their
parent, my spouse will continue to be mindful of their needs
and requirements.


If my spouse does not survive me, then I give, devise and
bequeath all of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate,
of whatever kind and character, and wherever located, to my
children per stirpes, and I direct that the share of any child
of mine who shall have died leaving no issue shall be divided
among my surviving children in equal shares per stirpes.


My executor shall have the following additional powers with
respect to my estate, to be exercised from time to time at my
executor's discretion without further license or order of any

Business Interest

To sell or otherwise liquidate, or to continue to operate my
executor's discretion, any corporation, partnership or other
business interest received by my estate.

Property of My Estate

To retain any and all property and securities of my estate in
the name of my executor as executor or in my executor's own

Retention of Assets

To retain all property and securities of my estate for as long
as my executor deems advisable.

Management of Estate

To invest, lease, rent, mortgage, insure, repair, improve or
sell any and all real and personal property belong to my
estate as my executor deems advisable.

Mortgages, Pledges and Deeds of Trust

To enforce any and all mortgages, pledges and deeds of trust
held by my estate and to purchase at any sale thereunder any
such real or personal property subject to any mortgage, pledge
or deed of trust.


To initiate or defend, at my executor's discretion, any
litigation affecting my estate.

Attorneys, Advisors and Agents

To employ and to pay from my estate reasonable compensation to
such attorneys, accountants, brokers, and investment, tax and
other advisors as my executor shall deem advisable.

Adjustment of Claims

To submit to arbitration, to compromise or to release or
otherwise adjust, with or without compensation, any and all
claims affecting the trust estate.

Distribution of My Estate

In distributing my estate, to make said distribution wholly or
partly in kind by transferring or allotting such real or
personal property or undivided interest therein.


If any person, whether or not related to me by blood or in any
way, shall attempt, either directly or indirectly, to set
aside the probate of my will or oppose any of the provisions
hereof, and such person shall establish a right to any portion
of my estate, then I give and bequeath the sum of one dollar
($1.00), only that, and no further interest whatever in my
estate to such person.


In the event that any of my property, or all of it, at the
time of my death is community property under the laws of any
jurisdiction, then my will shall be construed as referring
only to
my community-property interest therein.


If any portion of my will shall be held illegal, invalid or
otherwise inoperative, it is my intention that all of the
other provisions hereof shall continue to be fully effective
and operative insofar as is possible and reasonable.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereto set my hand and seal this
_(8)_ day of ______(9)_______, 20_(10)_.


Signed, sealed, published and declared to be the Last Will and
Testament by ______(12)________ in the presence of all of us,
who, in the presence and at the request, and in the presence
of each other, have hereunto subscribed our names as


_________(13)___________        _________(14)________

_________(13)___________        _________(14)________

_________(13)___________        _________(14)________


The information in this document is designed to provide an outline that you can follow when formulating business or personal plans. Due to the variances of many local, city, county and state laws, we recommend that you seek professional legal counseling before entering into any contract or agreement.

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